Age Scotland

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The UK Government has failed to deliver the support and help that thousands of worried households facing poverty require as a result of soaring energy bills and a cost of living crisis, according to charities and civic organisations across Scotland.

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The significant increase in people of pension age which has been projected over the next two decades means that urgent action is needed to make Scotland fit for the future, Age Scotland has warned. The national charity for older people has highlighted the importance of preparing to meet the needs of

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Age Scotland is launching new and free services supported by gas company SGN to help older people get a better understanding of their household energy use, supporting them to use their energy safely, efficiently, and affordably, and helping them stay warm in their homes.

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Age Scotland has teamed up with the Rangers Charity Foundation this season to tackle the high levels of pensioner poverty in Scotland. The Foundation today announced Age Scotland as its National Charity Partner for this season, with the aim of helping more older people access the financial support t

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One in five older people (21%) feel “valued”, while more than a third feel a “burden to society”, new research by Age Scotland has revealed. The charity’s Big Survey paints a worrying picture of the way older people feel regarded and portrayed in Scotland in the wa

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The death rate of people living in Scotland's most deprived areas was almost double that of those in the least deprived areas last year, a new report from National Records of Scotland (NRS) has highlighted. Data from 'Scotland’s Population 2020 – The Registrar General’s Annual Revi

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Age Scotland has partnered with Scottish Water to launch a new campaign to help older people across Scotland stay hydrated this summer and beyond. The campaign, supported by Age Scotland’s Hydration Matters publication and Scottish Water’s Your Water Your Life campaign, focuses on increa

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